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is critically hurt. >>> also in bowie, two arrests and a deadly home invasion. john hatson and craig brooks posed at pep co-workers to get inside a home on living ton endeavor drive yesterday. -- livingstone endeavour drive yesterday. >> we want to remind residents that pepco typically do not send their workers door to door. so if you are unsure if a pepco employee is at your door, call their customer service line. >> police caught one suspect shortly after the shooting and arrested the other this morning. >>> new tonight we are hearing from a mother who was taken for a wild ride on the beltway. it ended with a mother and her young child rolling out of the car trying to get to safety. this is an incredible story and fox 5's wisdom martin has been following this today. >> it is incredible you consider this 24-year-old mother had left her baby inside that black lexus to come inside the store when the suspect jumped in. tonight she talked about her bold decision to bail out of the car right on the beltway. >> he was going like 110 at that point, so i'm thinking if he's going 110 and he hits an
. editor of the news of the world, rebecca brooks was arrested today. she was released a few hours after. brooks is now the tenth person arrested by british police over allegations of phone hacking and police bribery by the newspaper. news corp is the parent company of news of the world as well as fox five. >>> hugo chavez in cuba to begin chemotherapy. it hasn't been disclosed what type of cancer he has, but he reportedly had surgery to remove a tumor in june. >>> indonesia volcano erupted early this morning, spewing lava and toxic ash nearly 10,000 feet into the air. alert levels was raised to the highest level earlier in the week, following a spike in seismic activity. the last time it erupted was in 1991. indonesia has more volcanos than any other country. >>> drivers in california have been spared from the so-called carmageddon nightmare. much to the delight of commuters, traffic is flowing again. the bridge work is done hours ahead of schedule. l.a.'s mayor says crews will receive a $300,000 incentive for finishing earlier. by the way, had the contractor finished late, the company
. chairman rupert murdoch and former newspaper editor rebecca brooks preparing to give testimony to a particle meantry panel in the next half hour british lawmakers are expected to grill them on allegations reporters hacked into phone messages. >> rupert murdoch might be late his car was surrounded by a mob outside earlier and he had to turn back a top london police chief has been answering questions over an hour we are joined by wisdom martin with the latest on what is happening in england. >> well, this keeps growing, all eyes on particle meantry enchoir for the much antis -- enquiry for the much anticipated executives we are waiting for murdoch's son jamess in charge of news corp.'s european operations and mr. murdoch himself. rebecca brooks who resigned as editor of news international newspaper is scheduled to testify next hour. >>> a second resignation from scotland yard, followed one from sunday. they said staying on would be a distraction. >>> during the last hour the commissioner admitted to making mistakes. >> the material is repugnant, with hind site we would have -- ye
of the world editor now under arrest at a pr consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper on sunday after she voluntarily went in for questioning. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated she is not guilty of any criminal offence. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >>> government remains politically tainted as well the prime minister david cameron on official business in africa again under pressure to explain why he hired former news of the world editor andy cole son as chief of communications he stepped down in january and arrested last week. >> no one has argued that the work he did in government in any way was inappropriate or bad. he worked well in government, he then left government. >> and journalist who first blew the whistle on the hacking scandal but they says the not suspicious he worked at news of the world under editor andy cole son and the communication chief arrested in the scandal. rupert murdoch and his son james as well as rebecca brooks are testifying in just over two hours. >> thank you in the me
chairman rupert murdoch, his son janes and former news of the world editor rebekah brookes testified about the phone hacking scandal that gripped the country for weeks now and shawn yancy has more on today's proceedings. >> reporter: when rupert murdoch addressed lawmakers, he seemed confused and flustered. the moments in the proceedings, a protestor interrupted the hearing and take a look. >> oh. >> a man tried to throw a foam pie into his face. wendy, the wife in the jacket quickly tried to s.w.a.t. it away. the police arrested the man. the hearing continued 10 minutes later, he continued the testimony saying while he's the ceo of the company that hacks phones, he's not responsible for what happened. >> and do you accept ultimately you're responsible for the whole fee sassco? no. >> you're not responsible some. >> who is? >> the people that trusted and then maybe the people they trusted. i was -- for 52 years and i would trust him with my life. >> and murdoch was referring to the head of news international when much of the phone hacking is believed to have taken place. hinton resigned
.     >>> new developments in the hacking scandal. former news executive rebecca brooks was released hours after police arrested her. meanwhile, london's police commissioner has resigned. >> reporter: brooks's spokesman says she went to the police by appointment and ended up under arrest in the latest twist to the phone hacking scandal which has involved not only the media, but certain members of the government accused of being too close to powerful players in the media, and even to police who have been accused of taking bribes. the head of scotland yard resigned without warning today. police were under attack for having hired a form news of the world deputy editor as a consultant, the editor arrested friday. the metropolitan police commissioner said he had nothing to hide. and felt the media attention was a to himself and colleagues and with demands on police, he felt he had to step aside. >> i carry the ultimate responsibility for the position we find ourselves in. with hindsight, i wish we had judged the matters involved in this affair differently. i didn't, and that's that. >> reporter: rebe
arrest as a p.r. consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper empire friday was arrested sunday after she had voluntarily gone in for questioning. she was released on bail. her lawyers say they now want answers about her arrest. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated. she is not guilty of any criminal offense. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >> reporter: the government remains potentially tainted as well. with prime minister david cameron on official business in africa, again under pressure to explain why he hired andy colson as chief of communications. colson stepped down in january. he was arrested last week. >> no one has argued that the work he did in government in any way was inappropriate or bad. he worked well in government. he then left government. >> reporter: rupert murdoch who runs news corporation, the parent company of fox news and his son james, as well as rebecca brooks will sit before a parliamentary panel tomorrow as british lawmakers try to get to the bottom of hacking allegation. in
is investigating. rebecca brooks also testified denying paying police for information. news corp is the parent company of fox 5. >>> she pleaded guilty of federal charges and facing prison time. leslie johnson immediately refused to step down from the prince georges county council. we went to check out her last session today. >>> here's a look at some of the other stories in the run-down. the news edge at 11:00 is coming right back.  prince georges county councilwoman leslie johnson showed up today for the final legislation session before the summer recess. after pleading guilt tow corruption charges, she said she would resign at the end of the month but some want her gone immediately. karen gray houston reports. >> reporter: luck luck her presence was noticed frequently beginning. >> i would like to ask to pray for the family of mr. david wayne williams who was killed in his district 6 home this past week. >> reporter: it was as if nothing had happened. but both she and her husband, jack johnson, the former county executive are awaiting sentencing after pleadin
williams wants his engagement ring back. the dallas cowboys wide river filed a lawsuit against brooke daniels, the former miss texas usa. williams said he proposed to her in february and she turned him down and kept the nearly $80,000 engagement ring and daniels claims she lost it. an insurance investigation revealed her father had the now said that he will return it.  >> good evening, i'm dave feldman. the caps signed the winger troy brown to a 2-year, $2.35 million deal. he was acquired on draft day -- draft day from the blackhawks in exchange for the first-round pick and is the last insigned cap. one of the -- jeff halpern, the potomac, maryland, native played seven seasons with washington and the sixth season. after citizens with the stars, lightnings, kings and canadiens, the 35-year-old is back with his hometown team signing a one-year deal. >> i know i enjoyed playing here before, i think i'm starting to appreciate it more now and being closer to my dad and family and having them get a chance to come to the games and practices. and to be a part of th
by what appeared to be illegal methods. >> reporter: be recollect a brooks was editor for two years at the paper -- rebecca brooks was editor for two years at the paper but denies knowledge. murr to being has agreed to open his -- murdoch has agreed to open his books to regulators as he moves toward the purchase of broadcaster bb. some say he's too close to news corp. executives and says the company needs to get its house in order. >> i think he should focus on clearing this up rather than the next corporate move. >> reporter: now there's news from shareholders in the united states filing suit against news corp. the sue says news corp. failed to properly over-- the suit says news corp. failed to properly oversee news of the world and cites this hacking scandal as proof. >>> here's a question for you. should d.c.'s top city job come with a salary cap? current police chief cathy lanier makes $253,817 a year. of that 230,000 is base pay. the rest is from departmentwide increases and extra pay for her 20 years of service. the school's chancellor makes $275,000. there are some on the cou
in today's testimony, mr. murdoch despite, you know, saying that -- or tell from mr. brooks, that she talked to mr. murdoch. rupert murdoch's testimony was like he was not up on the day- to-day operations. do you think that was by design? >> i think it was by design. from what i observed, he needs to pick a style. is gee he going to be the daughtering, you know, aging patriarch of the obligation or is he going to be the sharp hands-on person who was misled. i think he has to pick a role and stick with it. i think he varied today back and forth. i think he needs to be more consistent. >> we heard apologies from human rupert murdoch and james murdoch and rebecca -- rebekah brookes today. is that enough? i think for now that has to be enough. i think they have to be careful, again, look at the legal rammings of things. today's hearings -- hearings was not about getting to the bottom of anything or fact finding but in uppings. the members of parliament for a lot of sleight and insult, that rupert murdoch's organization has heaped urk pone over the years, that is coming home and i think th
: rebekah brooks, the former editor and until recently scenor -- senior executive also arrested over the weekend. >> they put no allegations to her and showed her no documents connecting her with any crime. >> reporter: rupert murdoch, who runs news corp ray, the parent company of fox news and his son james, as well as rebekah brookes will is the before a parliamentary panel tomorrow as british lawmakers try to get to the bottom of the hacking allegations. in london, amy kellogg, fox news. >> and news corp is the parent company of fox 5. >>> a murder indictment could come this week against a man accused of kidnapping and dismembering a eight-year-old brooklyn boy. police are still removing evidence the-from-the suspect's home. ty wa chang has more on this. ty wa? >> reporter: 30, a half hour ago, the lawyers reprinting them. after talking to the client. they said he still hears voices and tries to drown them out by listening to music. the two lawyers hired by his family went to the central control psychiatric ward of bellevue hospital. for a couple of hours, they met with their clien
news of the world, 43-year-old rebecca brooks, was arrested yesterday. she was released some 12 hours later. both have denied any wrongdoing. news core is the parent company of news of the world as well as fox 5. >>> two political workers for maryland governor. are due in court today. they conspired to use oboe calls on election day to discourage voters from going to the pollings. supporters of martin o'malley received calls telling them to relax because he had already won. >>> now to the debt debate. the white house budget director says president obama thinks there is still time to come to a grand deal that would increase the nation's borrowing authority while reducing long- term deficits, the government will default on august 2nd if lawmakers do not increase to raise the debt ceiling seeing. now we have a scope gap measure coming up for vote but if it passes it will face a tough fight in the house. >>> casey anthony now out of jail in hiding this mornings after her release early yesterday. anthony got into a waiting suv and disappeared from the public eye. fox news correspondent cas
. rebecca brooks was questioned and let go a few hours after questioning. the chief of police have resigned, it this comes as rupert murdoch gets set to face members of parliament this week. news corp. is the parent company of both news of the world and fox 5. >>> one popular way for tourists to navigate d.c. could be in for some changes. >> we'll check back in with tony perkins. going to be a hot one, triple digits by the end of the week. we'll get close today. clothes to 6 now this monday morning. >>> los angeles frequently makes the list of cities with the worst traffic along the d.c. area but this weekend one potential traffic nightmare was avoided. a 10-mile stretch of the 405 shut down to demolish part of a bridge. to avoid massive backups people were asked to stay home. the warnings were actually he'ded t project wrapped up ahead of schedule. the road is back to normal this morning. which means a lot of traffic. >> well let's talk about heat. much of the country is in the grips of a heat wave, in nebraska things got so bad ov
is that at what -- who knew in the paper and when did they know it? rebecca brooks, who used to be editor of news of the world, says she didn't know anything about it. this kind of, you know, is somewhat questionable. but there's a political implication to all of this, which makes it even more complicated and in a way more scandalous. brooks is a great friend of the camera. the last editor of the news of the world before brooks became prime minister camera's spokesman. he then resigned under mysterious circumstances. as all this is coming out, seems perhaps the circumstances may not be so mysterious. so the question of who knows and who knew then is kind of key to the whole thing. however, my feeling is that somehow it won't end up being as revealing as we all thought, because too many political implications here. >> i wish we had 10 more minutes to speak with you. unfortunately, our time is fleeting. it is now out of time. but i appreciate you coming in. this is not at all dead. so hopefully we'll see you again. >> sure. >> tony, over to you. >>> thank you, much. 8:23now. the military's don't as
. rebecca brooks is stepping down in the wake of the scandal at the paper. she's the biggest casualty so far of the phone hacking controversy. rupert murdoch suspended brooks and refused to accept her resignation. they agreed to answer questions next week. fox 5 is owned by news corp. >>> a fire at holy cross hospital in silver spring overnight forces the evacuation of some patients. but they are all okay this morning. we get more on this big story from sherri ly live in silver spring. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the hospital remained open and those patients were only evacuated to another area of the building. the fire was put out in about 20 minutes. but it did cause for some tense moments when smoke filled part of the hospital. the hospital workers quickly mobilized, but its emergency plan was put into action. the fire first reported around 11:15 on the third floor of the hospital last night where the labor and delivery suites are located. those patients were safely evacuated. no patient care or deliveries were interrupted. the fire was not inside the building, but it appears
happened today. this woman here with the red hair, 43-year-old rebecca brooks was taken into custody in london. she served as editor of news of the world. she is now the 10th person arrested by british police over allegations of phone hacking and police bribery by the newspaper that was shut down for good amid the scandal. >>> we're following another developing story. this one in our area. democrat police are now -- d.c. police are seeing thieves along a buy trail. and the guardian angels are asking for help. we report from the metropolitan branch trail. >> reporter: the metropolitan branch trail runs from union station through eckington in northeast, all the way up to silver spring. it snakes alongside metro and amtrak in the shadow of the capitol in an urban environment dotted with heavy machinery, sometimes bordered by a fence. >> i was thinking if something did go down, where would you go? there is nowhere to run if somebody did attack you. >> reporter: earl smith and his wife robin were surprised to learn of five incidents from early may to early june and two robberies in the la
gives his testimony. he is not the only one. his son james murdoch and rebecca brooks also will testify before parliament this morning. news of the testimony sent news corp. stock plunging throughout the week. nip who checked yop line for t he -- anyone who checked online was redirected to a site talking about rupert's body being found in his garden. >>> sherry ly has details on some crimes. >> reporter: the guardian angels will be out here on patrol. just yesterday, a man entering the trail here at 8th and edgewood was robbed at gunpoint. the rash of crimes began in may with five incidents along the metropolitan branch trail. police did make an arrest in june but then in july, another spike. yesterday, a man on a bike spoted a young man hanging around the trail. as he passed, the suspect pulled out the gun. he got the victim's wallet and two cell phones. this follows two other robberies in less than two weeks. some who use the trail say it can be isolated and they have their own ideas on how to defend themselves. >> kind of thinking where would you go. really nowhere to run. >> if they
hacking scandal. as the editor, 43 -year-old rebecca brooks was arrested yesterday. she was released last night. she's not the tenth person arrested accused of phone hacking and police bribery by the newspaper. >>> the deadlines to raise the nation's borrowing limit is just about two weeks away. there's a growing division among republicans over senator mitchell, fighting over a stopgap measure to keep the country from defaulting. that measure comes up for a vote in the senate this week. the mcconnell plan would allow the president to raise the debt ceiling but without spelling any budget cuts for long-term solutions. >> i will not support the mcconnell plan. this is just kicking the can down the road and the american people sent us here to make the tough choices. they didn't bring a tear to set up a commission and give the president veto power. >> the measure could pass the democratic controlled senate but faces a tougher fight in the republican house. >>> dc police are seeing more robberies along the bike trail. the guardian angels are also getting involved with tolls and asking for help
. rebecca brooks is stepping down and will appear before a parliamentary hearing next week and with her, rupert murdoch and his son. fox 5 is owned by news corp. >>> a new york city man accused of kidnapping and dismembering an eightier old bomade the first court appearance. he's charred with killing levy clepsty on monday. the police say they have not ruled out sexual molestation. and around is undergoing a psychiatric examination. >> to the economy now and another meeting ended without progress. president obama told them to go talk to members and what kind of deal on saturday. they're not meeting today but the president scheduled another news conditions for later this morning, which we will air on fox 5. in the meantime, democratic leaders are pointing the finger at virginia congressman eric cantor, saying he's the many roadblock and that he's unwilling to cool myself. -- compromise. attention is now turning to a backup plan in the senate being hammered out by harry reid and mitch mcconnell. >>> three major bond rating agencies have -- [ no audio ]
at four metrorail stations for an entire weekend august 6 and 7. twin brook, white flint, grovener, medical center. that's just the beginning. >> it's going to shut down this whole line of the red line. >> reporter: sounds like metro -- [ inaudible ] >> we need to bring our metro system up to snuff and run it in such a way that the passengers are not hurt all the time. >> reporter: closures will affect every line at various times. metro says it allow it is to get work done faster and safer. >> it's everything from track work and rail fasteners and cleaning of the stations and platform repairs, lighting, landscaping, signal work, track circuit replacement. >> reporter: unlike with single tracking which causes delays from one end of the line to the other, only the closed stations will be affected. riders will have the option of taking local bus service, metro bus, or free shuttles that will operate between the closed stations. but even on weekends, you'll have to deal with traffic. >> i think with shuttles they'll be unreliable and difficult because so many people go from rockville i
is investigating. and rebecca brooks denied paying police for information. we have to let you know that news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. >>> in sports, the nats on the road facing the astros. top of the third, the nats trail 2-0. this went deep to left field for a two-run homer to tie the game. houston led 3-2. the astros put on a safety squeeze. a run scores. the nats would fall 7-6. >>> and a programming reminder. this week, our region will honor history, 150 years since battle of manassas. tomorrow, we will take our show on the road to manassas for an in-depending look at the legacy of what happened there. you don't want to miss that. that is tomorrow morning on fox 5 morning news. >>> still plenty ahead as far as weather, traffic and all your top stories. fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts right now. >>> a dry look outside. that is the capital. yes, indeed, it is definitely hot outside and it is going to remain that way and it possibly could get worse telling people to stay cool, drink a lot of water, get a lot of rest, close those blinds, keep the heat out. all those things to make
known as scotland yard. sunday rebecca brooks was arrested on conspiracy and corruption charges she resigned from the company friday. the other news development came when the metropolitan police chief paul stevenson resigned over his ties to a former news of the world executive editor arrested in this scandal. tomorrow, rupert murdoch and his son james are set to be questioned by british parliamentary committee it will be interested this keeps getting bigger and bigger. >> very close eye on it wisdom thank you. >>> keeping an eye on what is happening with casey anthony she is out of jail she got let go yesterday the question is where is she. only a select few know. jose baez says allies are exploring a number of options for her future. he spoke with heraldry vera yesterday. >>> she has been through a traumatic event in her life she has had a number of them over the last three years we will do our best to try to put her in a position where she can help herself and move forward in life. >>> casey anthony acquitted of murdererring her 2-year-old daughter she has a few lawsuits pending
to show up the former editor of news of the world rebecca brooks agreed to go before the committee next week news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. >>> 7:26 a.m. on this thursday morning debt talks at the white house get heated as the president tells republicans enough is enough. a closer look at the nations debt crisis and incite when fox 5 morning news continues. >>> as we take you to break, a live lookout side we have the latest weather and traffic from tony and julie up next it is 7:26 a.m. right now >>> 7:30 a.m. a guy in austria, a little tough to see keep an eye on the photo he won a legal battle allowing him to wear a pasta strain inner his drivers license photo he claims it is a requirement of his religion he calls pasta feriifism he says he bow longs to the church of the -- belongs to the church of the flying spaghetti monster. >>> like a last fair january. >> but a pasta --s are at -- rastafarian but pasta. >> freedom of religion. >> they were within their rights to say he brought up a secondary issue. let's get a doctors note make sure
out what happened. former news of the world editor rebecca brooks told the committee she never knowingly sanctioned pay offs to the police for information and we are getting word actor hugh grant won a legal battle in his hacking case a judge awarded him the right to see police evidence which could reveal whether his voice mails were hacked by news of the world. the prime minister and opposition leaders are still addressing british parliament right now it is getting quite heated we are streaming this live right now on the web at myfoxdc.com if you would like to continue to watch of course we will continue to follow this story and bring you updates as they become available. >> here in the states attorney general eric holder says he is willing to meet with families of the 911 victims concerned their phones may have been hacked families issued a request for a meeting withholder, fbi director and house judiciary committees ranking democrats monday the fbi is currently investigating whether any u.s. laws may have been broken. >> more than a dozen alleged hackers from the group anony
with sexually assaulting a student. brian minor worked at the chester brook academy in leesburg. the parents of a 4-year-old student complained their child was assaulted. minor was arrested yesterday. the school released a statement saying the well-being and safety of our students is our top priority. we are shocked about the charge against brad minor who has now been terminated from our employment. >>> the obama administration tonight is warning foreign governments and u.s. airlines about a potential terrorist threat using suicide bombers and hidden explosives. fox 5's bob barnard is here now to explain what this is all about. >> we're not talking about bombs in shoes or underpants here. this latest warning is about suicide terrorists having bombs surgically implanted into their bodies. yes, terrorists still have their sights set on blowing up a u.s. airliner. al-qaeda of the arabian peninsula based in yemen tried to blow up a delta airlines jet in detroit in 2009 with a young nigerian and a bomb in his underpants. >> the christmas day attacker, the only reason why his attack failed was bec
. others include rebekah brooks, another former editor of news of the world and there's the continued issue of alleged payments to police for information. >> police corruption must be rooted out. >> reporter: rupert murdoch, ceo of news corp., parent company of fox news, summoned tuesday as part of the investigation apologizing for the tabloid's mistakes and to its victims. >> let me be clear in saying invading people's privacy by listening to their voicemail is wrong. >> reporter: some political experts say this emergency session of parliament was to an extent really about the prime minister's reputation, a strategic session as parliament now departs for six weeks of summer vacation. amy kellogg from london, fox news. >>> tonight disturbing new details about the kidnapping and murder of an 8-year-old boy. leibby kletzky left day camp from day camp last week in brooklyn. he asked aron for help before he was killed. detectives found his dismembered body in aron's freezer who has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and kidnapping. >>> three hikers dead after being swept over a raging wat
metro stations for the entire weekend for repairs. the twin brook, white flint, grovener medical center. closures will affect every line at various times. metro says it allows them to get work done faster and safe gler metro has made a lot of empty promises. for instance, i work in foggy bottom. they said the escalator would be done may 2011 but the escalator just opened this past monday and we're in july. >> people are going to feel inconvenienced and voice that on the weekends they're inconvened. we know that. >> red line will have five stations closed in late august. we set up a link to the construction project and the scheduled closures on myfoxdc.com. >>> some good news for your bag tax money. it's paying off for some community organizations now as the city has awarded nearly $1 million in grants now to groups that help restore local waterways. another $300,000 going to private firms who do the same type of work. the projects will start at end of the summer. in the meantime city officials say bag usage is down some 80%. >> good news there. >>> an urgent message from moody's to wash
at the shattered tabloid. others include rebekah brookes, another former editor of the news of the world and the continued issue of alleged payments to police for information. >> police corruption must be routed out. >> reporter: rupert murdoch's, the ceo of news corp, the parent company of fox news on tuesday as part of the investigation. apologizes for the tabloid's mistakes and two to the victims. >> let me be clear in saying invading people's fiveacy by listening to the voice mail is wrong. >> reporter: some political experts say this emergency session of parliament was to an extent, really, about the prime minister's reputation. a strategic session as parliament departs for six weeks of summer vacation. in london, amy kellogg, fox news. >> do you want to know again that news corp is the parent company of fox 5. >>> birth control for women could be free. a medical panel recommended the government require health insurance companies to cover birth control as preventive care without copayments. not everyone supports the plan. kelly joins us tonight. thank you for joining us. >> thank yo
. rebecca brookes, now chief executive at "news international," agreeing to face the media panel on tuesday. and local government officials calling for anyone involved to face the music. >> the senior executives of an organization, the center of the firestom, are very, very serious allegations and one illegality and a i moral behavior should make themselves available for questioning. >> reporter: reporters at "news of the world" accused of illegally hacking into voice mail and paying off police for information and alleged victims include former prime minister gordon brown and staff members of the royal family. the fbi will investigate whether victims of 9/11 fell prey. >> would be horrifying for the families who have gone through so much and secly, a violation of u.s. law. >> reporter: neal wallace, now the 9th person to be arrested in connection with the phone- hacking story. in london, amy kellogg, fox news. >> news corp is the parent company of fox 5. >>> and a mix of anger and sadness. ind. >> deals with another terror strike on the soil. mourners gathered in. 57 are dead and dozens wou
. twin brook, white brent, groveener and medical center. and that's just the beginning. >> people have to get to places on the weekend so if it's going to shut down this whole line of the red line. >> reporter: sounds like metro's stopping it. >> we really need to bring our metro system up to snuff, and run it in such a way that the passengers are not upset all the time. >> reporter: closures will affect every line at various times. metro says it allows it to get work done faster and safer. >> it's everything from track the stations andteners and platform repairs, lighting, landscaping, signal work, track circuit replacement. >> reporter: unlike with single tracking, which causes delays from one end of the line to the other, only the closed stations will be affected. riders will have the option of taking local bus service, metro bus or free shuttles that will operate between the closed stations. but even on weekends, you'll have to deal with traffic. >> i think with shuttles, they'll just be unreliable and difficult because so many people go from rockville into dc to go out. >> reporte
by a parliamentary panel. his son and and rebecca brooks will be questioned also. john yates announced his resignation yesterday. sunday, miss commissioner paul steve p -- stevenson stepped down. news corp.'s board is refuting reports that rupert murdoch will be replaced. >>> a journalist credited with helping to break the scandal was found at his home yesterday. police say sean hoa rest's death is not considered suspicious. he once told the "new york times" that phone hacking was widely used and even encouraged. site high profile hacking group is to brame for false rlts that rupert murdoch was found dead. they were able to hack into the sun's web site and redirect readers to the hoax. >>> today as questioning about the phone hacking scandal is set to start later this morning. we'll bring you live coverage beginning at 9:30. >>> president obama says he will veto today's house plan to require a balanced budget constitutional amendment but a back-up plan in the senate is getting more attention. senate plan would let president obama raise the debt ceiling on his own. >>> among the other top
and news international chief executive rebecca brooks have been asked to appear before british lawmakers to answer questions about the phone hacking allegations. >>> the girlfriend of accused boss mobster whitey bulger will remain in jail. the judge delayed ruling on whether to release catherine grieg. she didn't have going to do with the violent crimes bulger is accused of doing. the attorney wants more time to prove she's not a flight ridiculous. >>> the founder of wiki leaks is in a court to fight extradition to sweden. he's being held in london on charges of rape and molesting a. the lawyers argue that the charges are not backed up by witness tell. assange is under investigation in the u.s. lawmakers want to know if he committed a crime when his website published thousands of secret u.s. documents. >>> coming up on fox 5 news at 5, wicked weather sweeping across our region now. when will the skies clear? gary is look at what is on tap for tonight. next.  . >> the body of former first lady betty ford is on the way to michigan for another private service. she
in this scandal now a key player has been arrested. >>> rebecca brooks resigns her post as head of news corps publishing empire in the uk and arrested in connection with the phone tapping scandal she was taken into custody sunday and released she once edited now defunct news of the world. >> murdoch lost his most loyal lieutenant. >>> all have been released without charges head of scotland yard stepped down sunday taking responsibility for his close ties to the newspaper. >> i have taken this decision with the consequence of the ongoing speculation and accusations of news international at the senior level. >> reporters are accused of illegally tapping into phone records of celebrities, lawmakers, murder victims. it is also knocked billions off the value of news corps empire. >> the entire british public is engaged what i think they are concerned about -- what they ought to be concerned about is whether or not the american public gets engaged if that happened, you should start writing their obituaries. >>> rupert murdoch and his son james are due to the questioned about the hacking by british
frederick county, virginia, gathered at clear brook park, most with helium- filled balloons. they came to remember the four lives lost on june 26th when an allegedly drunk driver smashed into the rear of the row family's stop car spark an interno that killed mark row, amanda row, and their two sons, 11-year-old caleb and tyler. tyler would have been celebrating his fifth birthday on this day. there were no speeches at this memorial, just quiet condolences for surviving family members, messages of sympathy were written in old- fashioned composition notebooks and quiet remembrances occurred among the acquaintances. immediate -- these two were troupe leaders for amanda row. she was one of the quiet ones and that is fitting, isn't it? that all of these voices are raised for her. she was a wonderful, wonderful person. >> oh, yes. >> and always had a smile, didn't she? >> yeah. >> and some curly red hair. >> yeah. >> hap birthday, dear tyler, happy birthday to you. >> reporter: the crowd spoon tapeeously began singing happy birthday to tyler row and hundreds and hundreds of balloons were rel
stations for the entire weekend for repairs. we are talking about these stations. twin brook, white flint, grovner medical center stops. closures will affect every line essentially at various time. metro says it allow it is to get the work done faster and safer. >> it's everything from track work and rail fasteners and cleaning of the stations and platform repairs, lighting, landscaping, signal work, track circuit replacement. >> we really need to bring our metro system up to snuff and run it in such a way that the passengers are not hurt all the time. >> the red line will have five stations closed in late august. we set up a link to the construction project and the scheduled closures on myfoxdc.com. >>> over the past couple of weeks government talks have centered around something called the debt ceiling but what does it all mean and what could it mean for your mortgage or 401(k) or even your social security? we show you what could happen. >> reporter: what would you do if your 401(k) tanked? if the interest rates on your credit cards and mortgages skyrocketed? in the military? what if yo
at the extraordinary and quiet ceremony. >> reporter: hundreds from frederick county virginia gathered at clear brook park most with balloons. they came to remember the four lives lost on june 26th when an allegedly drunk driver smashed into the rear of the roe family's stopped car sparking an inferno that killed mark, amanda and 11-year-old caleb and tyler who would have been celebrating his 5th birthday on this day. there were no speeches at this memorial just quiet condolences, for surviving family members, messages of sympathy were written in old fashioned composition notebooks and quiet remembrances occurred among acquaintances. troop leaders for former girl scout amanda roe. >> she was one of the quiet ones it is fitting isn't it all these voices are being raised for her. wonderful wonderful person. >> oh, yes always had a smile. >> yes. >> and curly red hair. >> yep. ♪ happy birthday dear tyler >> the crowd spontaneously began singing happen by birthday to tyler roe and hundreds and hundreds of balloons were released into the air. >> kids and adults marveled at the sight of the huge flock of
by parliament rebecca brooks left her position of ceo's news corp after allegations, and today said she was not aware of wrong doing. >> i've never knowingly savrngszed a payment to a police officer. >> reporter: when asked whether rupert murdock should resign, he says others in the company have betrayed him and the company. >> i think that frankly i'm the best person to clean this up. >> reporter: according to veteran newspaper man, rupert murdock may be one of the biggest sins of all this, the betrayal of readers' trusts. one of his words, the restoration of that truvlt. >> earlier toenlt, i talked to cnn chief and current director of media at george washington university about the impact this story has on the media. >> frank, thanks for joining us. on a scale of 1-10 10 being the worst, how does this affect journalism and news gathering as a whole. >> it's an 8 or 9. this is terrible stuff and people say i told you so, and i think that one of the important things that i hope comes out of this is that this is an aberation not normal and certainly something that main stream media in th
rebecca brooks denied paying police for information. news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. >>> new allegations against vince gray's campaign. did some campaign workers accept more cash than the law allows or was it all a misunderstanding. >> we'll hear why mayor gray says the investigation should continue. >> hazy, hot and humid conditions continue. here comes the heat wave. lauren has a look at your on- time traffic in just a minute. your favorites, in pieces. ♪ ♪ hershey's chocolate syrup. stir up a smile. >>> a live pick outside. that is the wilson bridge. hot outside. we have a programming remind they're this week, our region will honor history, 150 years since the battle of manassas. it was the first major fight of the civil war. tomorrow, we will take the show on the road to manassas for an in-depth look at the legacy of what happened there. you don't want to miss that. that is tomorrow morning on fox 5 morning news. >>> let's check in with tucker. we will all be pretty warm when we were outside tomorrow. >> we will be on the hot
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